Category Archives: Rapid Innovation Unit

Creating an innovation unit or innovation lab to speed up innovation, Open Innovation, Innovation Leadership, Innovation Portfolio, and Digital Transformation


Invent IT: Lufthansa Intrapreneurs Program by Carina Leue-Bensch

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New Business and Innovation manager at Lufthansa Systems, and key executive of the Invent IT Intrapreneurs program, Carina Leue-Bensch takes us step by step through this extensive journey, and draws some leassons learned out of this 10 years experience. Continue reading


A dummies guide for innovation, by Pierre d’Huy and Jérôme Lafon

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Pierre d’Huy and Jérôme Lafon share all the secrets of Innovation Management in their encyclopedic and brilliant book, ‘A dummies guide for innovation’. Continue reading


Innovation at SMEs: a story by Benjamin Ott, T3LGROUP

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Benjamin Ott is a young innovator working at T3LGroup, a French SME who has a long tradition of developing new manufacturing processes, and product applications for office products, and shopfitting equipments. Benjamin handles the T-Creative project, a recent TL3Group department … Continue reading


Thinking out of the box with crowdsourcing, a conversation with Sihem Jouini

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Unfair advantage Sihem Jouini is Associate Professor and Director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship major at HEC ExMBA, and a researcher in organizational design for innovation and creativity. She kindly took part to our Industry and Research conference about crowdinnovation … Continue reading


Romancing the new business model

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As mentioned in the article ‘2017 open-innovation centers‘, innovation units with a focus on new business model are catching interest. Let’s go through a few examples. Innovation units with a business model focus Kamet is a startup studio initiated by … Continue reading


Starting Intrapreneurs Studio at Orange

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Intrapreneurship is about opening the innovation doors to every employee, and build on his resilience to bring an innovative product faster to the market. What have we learned from creating the Intrapreneurs Studio at Orange? Surely that’s intrapreneurship is not only about innovation, but also about human development. Continue reading


2017 Open-Innovation Centers: multifaceted, and new-business-models oriented

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While 2016 saw innovation centers, intrapreneurship programs, corporate startups accelerators, and corporate FabLabs blossom, I expect 2017 to see the rise of a new kind of open-innovation centers: they will be multifaceted, and oriented toward the shape of new business … Continue reading